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CNN
Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> on thursday, he met members of the team before letting to new york to tour damage from superstorm sandy. you can see gold medalist gabby douglas in the red dress there. they also assigned -- signed leotards to give to the president's daughters. >>> and people are stockpiling twinkies, cupcakes and wonder bread. twinkie sales are up 31,000% on amazon yesterday, but it's not just because of the sugar high. it also has a whole lot to do with nostalgia. >> reporter: following a nasty labor dispute and almost a year in bankruptcy, hostess brands is closing its 33 bakeries, more than 500 distribution centers and selling off its assets, putting the future of the 82-year-old twinkie in question. it's been a long road for the cream-filled pastry, know part of the american lexicon. >> it's twinkie the kid! >> wow! >> reporter: the twinkie was born in 1930 in illinois. inventor james doer was trying to figure out how to come up with an orange cupcake filled with banana cream. but the company was forced to change to vanilla cream filling. over the years, the twinkie became a part of american popular cul
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 4:00am PST
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FOX News
Nov 17, 2012 1:00pm PST
a team of war veterans to help victims in areas devastated by super storm sandy. that story is just ahead. stay with us. [ malannouncer ] it'that time of year again. time for cii price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. buy now. save later. >> gregg: fox news alert. mounting violence in the middle east this hour as hamas rockets rain down on cities across israel for the fourth straight day. in the meantime, there you hear it, air raid sirens. israel launching hundreds of air strikes on the gaza strip in response taking out key hamas government buildings as defense forces continue a massive build-up of artillery and troops at the border in preparation for a possible ground invasion. hello, everyone. i'm gregg jarrett. welco
FOX News
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
old love letters in the aftermath of super storm sandy. >> they're so delicate. >> there isn't much more to tell you. i love you very much. >> in moments, the love story that transcended time. this is the fox report. i'm harris faulkner in for shepard smith. former c.i.a. director david petraeus says he knew from the start the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya was terrorism. that's according to lawmakers who heard his testimony today on capitol hill. we'll have to take their word because the hearings were closed to the public. one republican congressman saying he said government officials changed the c.i.a. talking points about the attack to remove any mention of al-qaeda. >> talking points were drafted with specifically about al-qaeda affiliates, they didn't have it in front of them and they said that was did she it had to go through the process. it seemed unclear. that was taken out. >> earlier on studio b, a democrat, at the same hearing, says general petraeus also told them officials made the changes to protect classified information. >> they didn't want to be spec
FOX News
Nov 17, 2012 11:00am PST
hurricane sandy. the national flood insurance program has been broken since inception because it fails to require home owners in low lying areas premiums adequate to cover the cost and as a result encourages more home building in areas like this. federal taxpayers everywhere else have to foot the bill and they're 18 billion in the hole and 12 million thanks to health care sandy and this is one of those other disasters everyone saw coming and congress has nonetheless failed to credibly address. >> matt. >> a hit to the french this week, for recognizing that syrian opposition, fighting a long, drawnout war against president assad has been joined by the turks and the gulf states as well which may open up a way to try and arm them and give more support and hopefully the u.s. will soon follow. >> paul: steve? >> the people in miami are hopping mad this week. we just spent 500 million dollars on a new baseball stadium for the miami marlins. they feel double crossed. this week the owner of the team sold off three of their best players in a big cost cutting move. what's ironic about the story,
FOX News
Nov 17, 2012 3:00am PST
. sandy's power uncovered the entire thing. those are your headlines. >> how would they not know it's like a three year window that they wouldn't know? >> maybe records were not as specific back then? >> with a weigh in on this. >> they knew it was from fog. >> they got the fog part down. it may have gone missing. we don't know where mom is. >> the ship has been there the entire time just kind of partially uncovered. >> yes. >> always find this stuff in these storms. >> of course. all kinds of stuff that gets turned around. that's the way it is supposed to be but interesting for everybody seeing it from those kind of storms. much more calm than that little stretch we had with sandy and the nor'easter that came on after that here are your temps as you are weighing up. take a look at the satellite radar picture. we are showing you nothing right now. that's good news. down to the southeast though, there is a bit of a storm and it's going to continue to bring rain across coastal areas of florida and tomorrow in towards the carolinas. this had been a concern for a nor'easter that somehow people
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 5:00am PST
recover from superstorm sandy, some are looking ahead to better prepare for the storms of the future. gary tuchman takes a look at a vehicle designed to take over during natural disasters >> reporter: flooded streets and destruction in the aftermath-of-sandy left many people stranded and many streets in new york and new jersey impassable. natural disasters like this are the inspiration behind a new vehicle designed to handle it all. >> the amphibious responder is a purpose-built search and rescue vehicle. >> it's meant to go in and just anywhere there's a storm, anywhere there's a flood. >> reporter: the first responder vehicle has a unique mix of fire truck and boat. >> this is designed to go right into the worst of the conditions, go right into when the hurricane is putting out wind and debris. >> reporter: mike and his wife jill make a living building and designing amphibious vehicles but the first responder is a first for john. >> there's always a need to get to flood victims. i've always wanted to be able to help people. i think this is a great way to do it >> reporter: government of
FOX News
Nov 17, 2012 9:00am PST
together to help victims from hurricane sandy. many residents are reeling from devastation and now these new volunteers are hoping their efforts will help communities struggle to rebuild. anna kooiman is joining us now from rockaways, new york. >> hey there. this volunteer effort is amazing. team "rubicon" has 500 volunteers, most veterans from iraq and afghanistan in the rockaways alone today. they got started about three years ago after the haiti earthquake and it helped dozens of disaster victims over the last three years. in place here in new york before super storm sandy even hit. i want to talk to a homeowner here. mary ann: when you say you rode out the storm, water actually came up to here, almost six feet of water. you've been living in this mess for almost three weeks now. >> yes, we have been. we've been living here. >> what does it mean to you to have these volunteers? you burst into tears as soon as you saw them. >> it's a god send because without them, i'm alone. i live alone here. without them, i would never be able to do this. i would be living with this mold that
MSNBC
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
real work, the good work on the ground in the new york city area helping victims of hurricane sandy get back on their feet. get your pens out and write down this information for yourself. starting with the dr. theodore atlas foundation, it's run by a good man, teddy atlas, whose father was a doctor on staten island for half a century. they're raising money for people facing dire straits. you can help this good man do good work by going to his website, this is all one word, dratlasfoundation.com. in the belle harbor section of queens where so many of the city's first responders, cops and fire people and all those come from, the church of st. francis de sales has set up a relief center. same fran sills de sales parish. you can send a contribution to them at the church, saint francis de sales parish, 129-16 rockaway beach boulevard, belle harbor, new york, 11694. write on the check "relief effort." the devastation caused by sandy is real and i know you'll want to get involved. it's a very good thing to be doing. so you say men are superior drivers? yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of
FOX Business
Nov 17, 2012 4:00am EST
in almost four and a half years. four and a half years. and economic news, hrricane sandy took a toll on industrial production. it fell fortunes of a percent. economists expecting a two tenths of a percent increase. the yield on a ten year treasury note moving down. crude-oil prices down selling at $86.67 per barrel. and in corporate news, though losing more than 7% in its share price after reporting late yesterday, quarterly earnings fell by nearly 50%. good news for facebook. that stock up more than 6%. the social network share is holding up despite the expiration of some like the agreement this week. two oil workers are missing after an oil platform exploded off the coast of louisiana today eleven other crew members ere flown to hospitals, four of them listed in critical condition. coast guard ships and helicopters are continuing their search tonight for the two people who are missing. no crew of is leaking from the platform owned by black elk energy, which is about 25 miles southeast of grand isle, louisiana. turning back to politics, and joining us now, the "a-team" tonight demop
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
this -- it was hurricane sandy that ripped off the layers of sand and time that had been hiding "bessie" for all these years. >>> and, yes, we know we showed you a whale last night. but take a look at this video. a menacing fin coming right after that dog, who was just in for a swim. it's a killer whale. and the big guy seemed to be saying, "no room for a mutt here. get out of my territory." >>> and we really do want to hear what's capturing your imagination every day, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and coming up, as preparations begin this weekend, three things you must never do if you want a great thanksgiving. can you guess them? advice from our wise and funny "person of the week." [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get
KRON
Nov 16, 2012 8:00pm PST
will perform to help with the benefit concert for victims of super storm sandy with on the chilly, billy joel, paul mccartney. it will be of new york's madison square garden december 12th. >> this tragedy during this texas parade the emergency brakes were used on the train but it is not clear how close it came to the parade floats. for veterans were killed and 16 people were injured. the trend is going below the 70 mi. per hour limit from a crashed into a flatbed trailer. carrying the wounded veterans touring in military-style parade. sports director, gary radnich is coming off with hoops, stanford women and warriors' first-round pac (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. they have a slight problem. >> their luggage is over here and there s u v is over here. do not laugh, it happens often to oakland international airport. if you wait a moment you will see some interesting things. since we're on the subject of waiting there are signs that say everywhere, to not wait. however for this driver i do not think there she is aware. but she has something to ask
CNN
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
.s. mines, utilities and factories fell in the past month, but that was largely because superstorm sandy disrupted production. that isn't our fault but it's certainly another setback. >>> our story "outfront," fear of an all-out war breaking out in the middle east as forces intensify. they are worried about turning gaza into a frontal base for iran. so how does the conflict between israel and hamas hurt iran? fareed zakaria is here. i spoke to him earlier and asked him how the alliance between iraq and iran play into the occasion. >> right now iran has its hands full. it's got syria collapsing on one side t has hamas in trouble. so at a very simple, logistical level, this is more demands on iran for resupplying of weapons for political support of various kinds, but there is a broad idealogical game here where iran wins, because iran is seen as the great defender of the palestinians in the middle east these days. this is fas tid arritidiously s. in the political sense, iran is seen as one of the champions of the palestinians. >> will they still be seen as a champion if israel goes debacle
CNN
Nov 17, 2012 3:00am PST
. >> well, i mean, you know, we had hurricane sandy which disrupted the economy for a period. we had katrina many years ago. things will disrupt the economy. i mean, 9/11 was extraordinary case. but we have a very resilient economy. we had one for hundreds of years and the fact that they can't get along for the month of january is not going to torpedo the economy. >> buffett also told me that the president and congress need to make every attempt possible to reach a compromise and he also said that does not mean that qua yoet roll over and give away the store." again, he wants to see the president take a hard line here. the big part of these negotiate azs is taxes on the wealthy. should tax rates increase or not. we ask buffet for specifics when it comes to taxes, especially taxes on investments or capital gains taxes. here's what he told us. >> we certainly, we certainly prosperred with capital gains rates more than double what they are currently. >> we'd be fine with 30% capital gains. >> sure. >> what about income tax? >> income taxes as high as 90% during my lifetime. now, very few people
FOX News
Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
are asking about the house, that was subjected to sandy, take a look at that picture, a couple of friends, and took a picture of the house, see that dune right there, that dune used to be 18 feet. 16 or 17 feet high and it's now about seven feet high and i used to hate it, but the grass, girl scouts planted that grass and dune saved the house, girl scouts of america, saved that, thank you. >> eric will buy all of your cookies. >> and american corps of engineers put the dunes in there. >> when they planted the grass, it grew and filled in the dune. >> and obama going to tell the girl scouts, you didn't build that. >> tell the girl scouts they didn't build that. >> they put the grass on something that obama built. >> that obama built? >> oh i forgot this is-- >> okay. there's legislation now before congress to do away with something in the most insidious attack of politics that i've seen in my 33 years of politics and that's superpacs, these people are unregulated and names out. in many cases right wingers and hundreds of millions on these things and left wingers do the same thing. >> a pox
FOX News
Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
at for embracing the president as much as he did during hurricane sandy -- >> a lot of good it did new jersey. >> sean: but he has it right on this one. he said, i don't want to address rate increases until i see what the president is willing to do on spending. government spebs too much. if the republicans give the president what he wants, up front, there will be no real spending cuts. that's my prediction. >> well, sean, when we talk privately, publicly, i hardly ever disagree with you. but i gotta disagree when you say the president looks like he's back in campaign mode. that would presume that he ever got out of-- >>> all right. >> i have never seen this man out of campaign mode. >> sean: i stand corrected itch the last five or six years-- >>> i stand corrected! but they are back on the war on women, benghazi, the race card's being played. republicans are holding people hostage. i mean, he never stops. >> but this is the time to push our big ideas of really reforming the system. and be on offense. let's push our big ideas. the ones americans want here. most people don't even know why warre
MSNBC
Nov 17, 2012 4:00am PST
governor chris christie had the right approach in new jersey in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. here in the state of new york, not so much. >> i am extraordinarily disappointed in the response. it is now more than well over two weeks after the storm and there are still people who have no power. to me that's inexcusable. but one of the things i learned, and i had everything from ice storms to hideous floods to blizzards to hurricanes, and, of course, september 11th when i was governor, is that the important thing is while people are still at risk, not to try to figure out and point fingers of blame, but to solve the problem. >> this is going to take a huge undertaking to figure out how to put wires underground, how to build walls. i mean is that -- >> i don't think it's that hard. i really don't think it is that hard. i think it's been a failure of policy for a long time. i mean it is absurd right now, in very vulnerable areas, where decade, after decade, we have storms wipe out the entire electrical system, that we put up what was there before the storm. at enormous cost. it is just
PBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:30pm PST
a family makes its budget. plus, nova takes viewers inside the mega-storm called hurricane sandy. it airs sunday on most pbs stations. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. judy. >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll look at president obama's trip to the southeast asian nation of myanmar, where he'll meet with opposition leader and nobel prize winner aung sang su kyi. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" with gwen ifill can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. after that, ray hosts tonight's edition of "need to know." the topic-- this year's record- setting $6 billion of campaign spending. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. >> major funding forhe pbs newshour has be provided by: >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2012 8:00pm EST
. especially those hit by hurricane sandy. secondly, we all believe in the context of this that those human investments programs that support and sustain working class and poor americans should not be the sacrificial lamb in any discussion. those programs have already been cut and reduced to an extent. we are very unified in our thinking. thirdly and finally, we stand here as representatives of organizations and constituencies that we work for, but we stand here as americans with the sincere hope that the men and women in this city can find common ground we know they can find if the all exercise good will and a commitment to the common ground. we think that is one of the most important messages. there is a sincere feeling to find common ground. we thank the president for having us today. we appreciate that. sister janet and then jim. >> and the executive director of -- you probably know me ask bus. the nun on the what i take away is the president's awareness and commitment to the struggles that working class folks have in the united states. he understands that you can work for minimum wage
NBC
Nov 17, 2012 5:00am PST
nearly three weeks since hurricane sandy hit the east coast making landfall along the new jersey coastline. the jersey shore some of the worst damage. many people are living there are just seeing that destruction for the first time. stephanie gosk was there. >> reporter: vision beach on the jersey shore. three neighbors, their houses are totally gone. >> my grandfather has had his house for 63 years. and it was our future. but it's also my past. this is the handle to our stove. >> reporter: how hard is this today? >> it's devastating. it's devastating. i don't know what else to say. the idea of rebuilding doesn't even seem like it's possible right now. >> reporter: people here today are just trying to understand the scope of the destruction. this house is obviously off its foundation. this is also the second floor. >> even if you could wave a magic wand and everything's going to be put back, it's going to be years before some of that comes back. i woalked on the boardwalk growing up. it's bent like crazy. to see this, it's a big task. my friend joe, i've known him all my life. hi
MSNBC
Nov 17, 2012 9:00am PST
storewide, now through sunday. >>> hurricane sandy is only the latest in what have become all too frequent occurrences of extreme weather. the new documentary "chasing ice "follows a photographer and his team as they record the impact of our warming planet. >> it all started in iceland. >> think i'm so certain to get wet i'll take my boots off. >> i never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappearing in such a short time. there's a powerful piece of history that's unfolding in these pictures, and i have to go back. >> joining me now is james balogg, photographer and environmentalist and author of the newly released "ice, portraits of vanishing glaciers." welcome to you, james, i tell you the pictures are remarkable. what got you involved in this? >> i've been fascinated by mountains in polar regions my whole life. but what really kicked it off for me was the realization back in the 90s that climate change was real and it was a product of actual physical empire cal evidence that thousands of people had collected from all around the world for many years. and it's not hypothetica
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